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the sidewalk haven't been cleared. other problem is the transportation system here in the city of boston is shut down for now. transportation workers would like to see that back up and running by monday. >> our goal, if we can, is to have some service tomorrow, but we're really focused on monday morning's rush hour. >> reporter: people want to get back to work. if you take a look at video from the south shore, that is where they are suffering coastal flooding. a whole set of problems, water coming over the seawall. if it stays and freezes that can create problems for the roadways and for the folks that live in the low lying coastal areas. a lot of trouble and that is whole other issue, an issue that needs to be solved so those folks can get back to their homes. there have been people pushed out of their homes, a little over 200 are in shelters around the state and that number should drop as power begins to come back on in the state of massachusetts. there is one storm related death in the city of boston, a young boy was out helping his father to shovel out family sedan and the exhaust pi
." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> but we begin in new orleans. a city deeply embarrassed by the power blackout that interrupted potentially could have changed the course of the super bowl. this is much more than a sports story. it's raising very serious questions about the city's readiness to host big events. cnn's brian todd is in new orleans for us. he's got the very latest on this investigation on what happened during that blackout. brian, what are you learning? >> reporter: wolf, learning some incremental things about the investigation. how it's proceeding, how they're looking into it. and what's interesting is the two entries responsible for handling the power and electricity to the superdome, they're the ones handling it. at various times over the past less than 24 hours since this happened, both of them have said they essentially didn't do anything wrong. this was a dramatic event. starting right as the third quarter got under way in the superdome last night. we've got video of the lights going out. we've got the video of cbs sports which in tandem with showtime was doing a beh
city where a court sentenced 21 people to death for riot at a soccer stadium a year ago. emotional day today at state department in the u.s. another terror attack against an american embassy abroad. the time day for the top diplomat. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has the story. >> the 67th secretary of state left the building. packed farewell for hillary clinton, as she exited. her staff lineed the state department hall to say goodbye. many believe they will see her on the public stage again in 2016. >> i am very proud to have been secretary of state. i will miss you. i will probably be dialing up just to talk. >> with the cloud of benghazi hanging over her, secretary of state clinton's last day was marred by another attack on another u.s. embassy overseas. that time suicide gate in turkey. an embassy in turkey had been slated to be moved for security reasons. they emphasized that security was reviewed in the wake of benghazi which may have saved lives. >> as a result of the way that it was hardened we only lost the one local security guard. >> there were others insi
city we're now told the latest totals could be in the 14 inch range, boston is clearly the bulls eye of this northeast storm, but so many areas are going to feel it all around that and that city could get as much as three feet, we're being told right now. if you're planning to travel by air in the area on the map, you can pretty much forget it, folks. nearly 3800 flights have been canceled on the east coast, and the mayor of boston deploying work crews out in force, and virtually planning to shut the city down. they don't want anybody out on the roads. >> we have a 34,000 tons of salt over 600 pieces of equipment ready to be deployed throughout the storm. again, this is a storm of major proportion. stay off the roads. stay home. let the public works crews do their job the next 48 to 72 hours. >> so you hear that, and a live report coming up later in the hour from our fox extreme weather center which will give you the newest information and we will have an update coming in soon on the storm's path. and this is the other huge story right now, the desperate search for a suspected killer
into the murder of a new york city woman in turkey, 33-year-old woman reported missing two weeks ago vacationing lb in istanbul. her body was discovered this week near a wall. she had a head wound and was lying near a blanket. she may have been killed by someone else and then moved. according to local media reports 15 people are being questioned by turn irk police two days before she vanished. she was captured on this surveillance videotape near one of the main shopping centers. she leaves behind a husband and two sons. >> heather: we are getting new information on the tragic death of a legendary veteran, most lethal sniper in u.s. military history killed at a shooting at a texas gun range. chris kyle a navy seal that served in four tours in iraq. he and another man were gunned down by a former soldier who kyle was reportedly helping with post-traumatic stress disorder. eddie ray roth has been charged with two counts of murder. molly is live with more on this tragic story. >> chris kyle the u.s. military's most deadly sniper and another man were both killed at rough creek lodge 50 miles southwes
york city newsroom with the heart-breaking story. >> reporter: that's right. chris kyle, known as the u.s. military's most lethal sniper, and another man were killed at the rough creek lodge, outside of fort worth, texas. the accused shooter's believed to be a troubled, former soldier, now custody, after a dangerous pursuit. the loss has stunned the military community in which he was revered as an example of service and excellence. he wrote the best-selling auto biography, "american sniper," published by harper collins. that book detailed his 150-plus kills of insurjsents. texas authorities say 25-year-old eddy ray root is the shooter. he is believed to have shot the victims at 3:30, fleeing the lodge area in a ford pickup truck. a 911 call didn't come in until 5:30 or so in the afternoon. the motive is unclear, but a local station is saying that he suffered post traumatic stress disorder. the men had taken him to the range for help and he turned on the them and shot them in the back. the lancaster police took the suspect into custody after a brief pursuit. eddy ray root was taken to th
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york city, ed koch. he will be warmly remembered. president bill clinton will be speaking there at the funeral today. the mayor who famously asked everybody, how am i doing all across the city. he was really beloved by a bipartisan gathering of new yorkers i would say and today he will be remembered at temple emanuel at new york city. that will be quite a service i would imagine there. >> there are so many ed koch stories to go around. the "new york post" the other day answered his famous line with a front page that said, you did great. he was a beloved mayor of new york city. martha: yeah, indeed he was and he is being remembered right now. more on that later. gregg, thank you for being with us today. >> my pleasure. martha: we'll see you back here tomorrow and "happening now" starts right now. jenna: right now we have brand new stories and breaking news. >> the little boy at the center of the hostage drama, tense negotiations to get him free and the high-tech surveillance equipment now helping investigators. >>> also the troop drawdown in afghanistan. new reaction from i
'll ask new york city mayor's michael bloomberg if he'll run for president in 2016. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >> let's begin today with the rally on wall street. major gains that can affect your retirement savings and more. dow jones industrials completely erased a steep drop earlier in the week. let's go live to felicia taylor in new york. what happened, felicia? >> ben bernanke in his testimony in washington basically saying that we are going to see quantitative easing through 2016. that's what the market is focused on. yes, we've got better than expected numbers on manufacturing and home sales but when they heard that ben bernanke still believes we aren't going to see unemployment drop to 6.5% until 2016, that means stimulus measures are going to be in place and that's what wall street wants to hear. wo wolf? >> the 14,060, the market had collapsed in 2009, as all of us know, because of the housing crisis. it was down at one point well below 7,000, approaching 6500 and now it's more than doubled. it's a pretty dramatic comeback. >> absolutely. no question about
a thousand feet to the ground, 19 tourists killed. they were soaring over the ancient egyptian city at sunrise when the balloon caught fire blew up and came crashing down. of course, we have not independently verified this video's authenticity. well, a photographer who was in another balloon at the time says it's the real thing. he took this picture of the balloon before it crashed. it's the one on the right. today on "studio b" he told me what happened next. >> i hear a loud explosion. i turn around. and see a lot of smoke. i said to the person standing next to me i hope that wasn't a balloon. frankly, we wouldn't even have managed that it could be. too loud, too close to the ground and as our balloon sat down our pilot said well, this hasn't happened in a long time. and then we knew something really bad occurred. >> shepard: something very bad indeed. experts say this looks to them like the deadliest balloon crash ever. the victims were from europe and asia. there were no americans on board. leland vittert on fox top story in our middle east newsroom. what are investigators saying
event south of new york city. we have the rain-snow line. so that might cut back a little bit of the snow totals here in new york but we're still expecting close to a foot or more in new york city. north and west of the city that's where we're getting the snowe. ongoing snow for 12 to even 18 hours with relentless wind. this is a very, very powerful storm overnight tonight. so throughout the day today, things will start to deteriorate. the worst conditions overnight tonight, into tomorrow. we'll see power outages along the east coast most certainly with winds, 30, 40, 50 miles an hour. in some cases hurricane-force winds. we have a hurricane-force bind advisories all along the coast. snow pounds new england. some areas around boston, alisyn, over three feet. which would be historic for them. alisyn: i'm putting on my parka right now. >> the good side it is happening this weekend, all the kids are going. they're excited. alisyn: schools are closing in connecticut. >> we want people to be safe. alisyn: absolutely. thanks for the update. we'll check back in? >> okay. rick: well f
buttons inside the house and armed response ready. as we traveled around the city, we saw high walls everywhere, topped by barbed-wire. closed-circuit cameras. crime is bad. poor lives close to the rich. the murder rate is six times that of the united states. we visited with one resident, an expat, typical of well off folks here. they are family was targeted twice by intruders. her house is high-tech fortress. this here is a bit what i asked her. is this a way to live? >> this is the way to live in south africa unfortunately. this is the realty. so we try to do everything we can to fight it. >> reporter: now i also asked her, martha, if this was overkill? she said better more, than nothing. martha: so obviously with all of those big gates and everything, fighting crime in that part of south africa is pretty big business i would imagine, greg? >> reporter: absolutely, martha. very big business. we went out with a s.w.a.t. team of one security company and pierre and i felt like we were right back in afghanistan. armored cars, heavy-duty guns, bulletproof vest to go in one residential a
ethan is at home, celebrating his sixth bir birthday and the city is working on a massive birthday celebration. victor blackwell is in midland city, alabama. we're getting a clearer picture of how far dykes went to keep authorities out of that bunker. >> reporter: that's right and we're seeing there was meticulous preparation on both sides, dykes rigged his bunker but the fbi hostage rescue team actually built a replica of the bunker we're told by sources and rehearsed the day and two days before they went in. four feet below this spot is the bunker where jimmie lee dykes held 5-year-old ethan hostage for a week. this is the pipe the fbi said dykes told agents to communicate and we know he made that request. day after the raid bomb technicians found an explosive inside that pipe and second explosive inside the bunker. jimmy davis jr. is a neighbor, he saw the setup in its early stages. >> it was covered up with two sheets of plywood nailed together with hinges and stuff as a door to open to it. >> reporter: authorities say dykes reinforced the bunker to keep them out but they were
killed when a blast tore through the company's headquarters in mexico city. more than 100 people were injured. crews are combing through the rubble looking for anyone who may still be trapped. >>> president obama is losing another cabinet member. steven chu plans to resign in a few weeks. the noble prize recipient has been a leading candidate for energy alternatives. a solar company went bankrupt after receiving federal financing. chu says he wants to return to teaching. president obama thanked him for his, quote, dedicated service. >>> take a look at this. the 2012 elections all told, spent $7 billion. that's according to the federal election commission. and that amount, in case you're wondering, is equal to 28 787 boeing planes or 70 private islands or how about this, 50 billion polio vaccines. if you think that amount of money is a lot, well, it is expected to rise in the future. were you surprised by that number, wolf? $7 billion? >> that's not just for the presidential races. it's for senate races, candidate races, all of the races. >> but that's a huge sum that we're talking abo
this -- cities like chicago with very strict gun control laws don't have less crime than the communities surrounding them and we also know that as ownership of firearms has expanded in our country the country has -- the crime has declined. the famous socioologyist, he had written an article pointing out in our rush to worry about firearms getting in the hands of people who shouldn't have them, we also were likely to step on the rights of people who had every right in the world to get them and his point was between half a million and two million instances a year a firearm is credited with stopping an act of violence and if we restrain the people's detroit have firearms we will restrain the ability to protect themselves. >> greta: what is a reasonable restriction? someone may be perfectly normal today but a year from now maybe that person isn't perfectly normal. what would you see as reasonable restrict,. >> we do have because of privacy laws some states cannot provide the data about mentally ill people to be added into the database when we check for firearm sales. if anybody is under any
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ridden city. plus he had at touching requests he made for everyone to remember him by. >> do you agree with me on eight on out of 12, shu you had vote for me. if you agree with 12 out of 12, see your psychiatrist. someone h♪ ♪make just one someone happy ♪and you will be happy too. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate. >>. >> alisyn: we have a developing situation to tell you about in egypt. on the left side of your screen are live pictures in cairo. you can see crowds gathering there. on the right side is video of violent protests that happened earlier. thousands of people protesting against president morsi by marching in cairo. reports of one firebomb thrown over the front gate. security forces are trying to hold them back firing tear gas and water cannons. we're seeing this developing. later wave of violence is now in the eighth day. around 50 people have been killed since this started. they say the pa
. >> they were upset. you can see it happen other places but not here in our home city. everybody was upset and law enforcement was racing to the scene and swat teams racing to the scene to try to get a handle on the situation. everybody was just scare would. this is the you fourth morning the little boy woke up in the bunker. you know how hard they are working how are they negotiating? >> there is it a thingings that you can't what is it happening. but the sheriff came up on the scene and had video footage of him arriving and he never left the scene and he will not leave enemy that child is safe. he is sleeping in a travel trailer but he is remaining on the scene. sheriff olsen is here. >> obviously the tourn is it mourning charles pullen who was a victim of the shooting. a lot of people are grieving today. anything you can say about the community and how they are handeming it? >> he is it a hero and took bullet to save children's lives and stalling helped to save the children's lives. >> i am sorry, uma, we are going to the press conference. >> and continue patience. our volunteers and ou
the kind of downpours in my home city in nashville where thousands of my neighbors lost their homes and businesses, had no flood insurance because it was a so-called once the a thousand year event. yesterday in australia, 2.5 feet of rain fell in queensland. all over the world these events are occurring with regularity because we have changed the climate. the good news is, you mentioned china and india. ipds india has passed a coal tax. that's a first step. china has put cap and trade in place for two cities and five provinces and has announced it is a pilot for a nationwide cap and trade system two years from now. >> but when you look at these measures that india and china are taking compared with the enormous increase in coal that they are using, it feels as though, you know, it's game over in the sense -- >> don't give up hope. first of all, we cannot afford that. we have to respond. the future of our civilization is at risk. half the north polar ice cap has disappeared. look at superstorm sandy here. look at the 60% of the u.s. in drought. last year the hottest year in u.s. hist
in a turkish city 30 miles from the u.s. border. u.s. deployment is aimed at defending nate ally turkey from cross border syrian action. >> we're in a defensive posture. >> turkey is essex possessed. lasts october shells hit a turkey border town killing five people. they cannot down surface to air missiles including scuds which could be more deadly. could they have chemical weapons? >> there's certainly indication they have the capability. >> that's the red line they won't cross? >> that's why we're here. >> the syrian regime says be deployment heightens tension. the group claiming responsibility for the u.s. embassy you bombing cited deployment. others say with 60,000 people killed, the i.d. is on the sidelines. don't tell that to the 400 u.s. servicemen an women involved. >> it's your job to see the stuff coming over. >> yes, sir, it is. >> how good is the detection system? >> extremely accurate. >> the u.s. deployment will last one year but could change. they say even though these missiles are mobile, they won't get any closer to the syrian border but considering how the conflict is going
to an effort to invade a country with hundreds of thousands of troops and take cities and towns. he thinks that it is legitimate to ask questions about how we prosecute the war against al-qaeda. it is something that he has discussed internally. it's in his belief in these issue, his belief that we need to move forward with transparency to create in his words a legal frame work around how these decisions are made. >> the white house trade for more transparency as carney said on the issue and we're hearing questions why we haven't seen more outrage from the very people who savaged those by the bush team. and both fox news contributors, hey, thank you for being here. >> hey. >> alisyn: kirsten i want to talk to you, jay carney says that would kill less than a ground invasion, is that justification for using them? >> i guess it's not the i'm not as bad as bush argument obama becomes worse when it's the war on terror issues. the point here, and that jay carney really isn't addressing is that the president is assassinating american citizens with no due process. and this is a very serious issue a
-year-old boy. right now we're waiting for an update on the negotiations from the midland city police. welcome to america's news headquarters this sunday morning. i'm eric shawn. >> hi, everybody. i'm jamie colby. yesterday we said the story was impossible to believe and it's still going on, that accused kidnapper has been holed up with the little boy in an underground bunker since tuesday afternoon and police are now saying that the suspect, jimmy lee dykes, is showing no signs of turning himself in. dykes has actuall is actually af pulling the boy from a school bus last tuesday and killing the bus driver, and this bunker where the little boy is being held is said to be similar to a tornado shelter with food and blankets and television, but the only contact with the outside world right now for both the little boy and his captor, a 4-inch wide ventilation pipe. elizabeth pirahn pran joining um alabama. that's how, elizabeth, police are actually staying in touch with him. >> that's how they're staying in touch. they're in constant communication. in in fact, we were supposed to have a p
firearms, to hold firearms in every household. the crime rate in that city is half. >> sean: are you pro-choice? >> yes. >> sean: i'm pro-choice. you don't have to have a gun. leave my guns alone. >> liberals are not trying to take your guns away because you are a legal gun owner. >> i can only have seven bullets. i want more than seven bullets. thank you very much. i didn't say a hundred. why are you only giving me seven. what if there are three intruders? >> people that are mowing down 20 children at one tiem you are a legal gun owner. i'm talking about the people that need to go through those background checks and republicans are against that. >> sean: no, i'm not. i tell everybody who gets a gun, go get trained. >> and get a background check. >> sean: good to see you both. still ahead, colonel oliver north, with word iran and syria, they may consider closing our ally in the middle east. first you need to pinch yourself after seeing the media mash, left wing journalists people that voted for al gore because he sold his tv network to a big oil country. it might hurt his growing career.
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. jenna: elizabeth prann is live in midland city, alabama, where she is covering the story since it first broke a week ago. elizabeth, take us if you would to the scene of the crime. what is happening there now? >> well, we can see officials are still combing through the scene behind us. by all accounts this was a very many could plex and a very sensitive situation. in fact bomb technicians were on site earlier this morning. we learned from the fbi. they are confirming there was a camera inside the bunker. they were speaking with jimmy lee dykes through a pipe as well as the cell phone. they witnessed the suspect's deterioration and they acted as he continued to get agitated. officials think that dykes was killed by law enforcement. fbi officials contacted us directly. they say they're processing the scene. they will send a review board that will later release the details about the shooting death of dykes. we've heard multiple questions about the drone surveillance. fbi said that military was not involved. the drone circling overhead was in fact from law enforcement. jenna. jenna: tomorro
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